Student Engagement Specialist

University of Calgary

We want to take this chance to acknowledge the normal territories of the folks of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can also be residence to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Overview

The Haskayne Faculty of Enterprise is presently looking for a Full-time Common Scholar Engagement Specialist .

The Haskayne Faculty of Enterprise (HSB) has greater than 4000 full- and part-time college students presently enrolled in bachelor’s, grasp’s, PhD packages and over 1000 Government Training members. The Faculty has practically 28,000 alumni in 96 nations. The Haskayne Faculty of Enterprise presents a full vary of diploma packages together with: Bachelor of Commerce; Grasp of Administration (MMgmt); Grasp of Enterprise Administration (MBA); Government MBA; the interdisciplinary Grasp of Science in Sustainable Vitality Improvement; a Physician of Enterprise Administration (DBA); and a PhD. The Faculty additionally presents government training programs, a Diploma in Information Science and Analytics (with the College of Science) and embedded and graduate certificates.

Stressors vary from average to excessive. Requires high-level discretionary decision-making in addition to the flexibility to handle a number of duties to satisfy deadlines and take care of fixed interruptions every day. Incumbent works with restricted course and units personal priorities and deadlines making certain all deadlines are met or negotiated as required. The place entails fixed multi-tasking and weighing of conditions with full understanding of the affect of selections. The place should show sturdy communication abilities and be snug coping with numerous constituents together with college students, college, and employees. As effectively, there may be appreciable liaising with pupil advisors from different colleges, departments, and pupil useful resource items. Excessive discretion should be exercised, and logic adopted. There’s a excessive want for consideration to element.

The Scholar Engagement Specialist offers pupil affairs experience associated to packages that improve pupil life, pupil recognition, engagement, satisfaction, and retention by connection all through their diploma program to commencement.

As a member of crew, Scholar Engagement Specialist stories to the Supervisor, Profession & Life Design. This place usually works Monday to Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M, 7 hours per day (35 hours per week). Because of continually shifting priorities, night and weekend additional hours and adaptability perhaps required.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Duties (job features embody however aren’t restricted to):

  • Answerable for constructing relationships, advising, and offering college students assist with:
    • involvement and engagement
    • strengths discovery {and professional} accountability and conduct
    • fostering tutorial excellence and management inside and out of doors of the classroom
    • dealing with nonroutine points (each private {and professional})
  • Determine alternatives of management and private development for college students in addition to directing college students to campus providers when required
  • Mentor, coach, and help particular person and teams of scholars of their general private {and professional} development
  • Analysis and consider home and worldwide case competitors alternatives for college students that the varsity may attend or host
  • Aiding the college lead on organizing and facilitating case competitions
  • Take part in committee or work teams and supply suggestions to assist pupil expertise initiatives
  • Collaborate with the remainder of the Scholar Providers crew, together with recruitment and admissions to determine alternatives for steady enchancment and a seamless pupil expertise
  • Design, administer and analyze pupil expertise surveys. Set up survey construction, format and course of in line with finest practices to make sure reliability and completeness of outcomes and complying with guidelines and pointers
  • Assist and act as again as much as the Scholar Expertise Advisor
  • Helps the Haskayne pupil engagement occasions from admission by to commencement
  • Working with the Scholar Expertise Fund (SEF) Committee, administer the appliance, analysis, and disbursement course of
  • Approve/Deny pupil membership occasions based mostly upon college priorities and processes, pupil preparedness and sources obtainable
  • Gather and advise pupil golf equipment within the preparation of their annual stories, monetary statements, grant purposes; group and submitting of such paperwork and preparation of paperwork to summarize pupil engagement actions yearly
  • Handle the scholar membership occasion database; coordinate the occasion approval course of that entails occasions, alumni, profession and advertising, danger administration and pupil’s union
  • Practice pupil membership executives on fundraising, sponsorship, CPPs and invoicing
  • Annual golf equipment transitioning conferences
  • Chair the Scholar Membership occasions working group consisting of varied Haskayne stakeholders
  • Advise/mentor college students with the group of studentled initiatives to reinforce the undergraduate and graduate pupil expertise (Occasions, Communications, Management, Governance)
  • Advise/talk doable funding alternatives for pupil engagement actions and help with pupil enquiries relating to such
  • Room and desk bookings for pupil organizations
  • Facilitate any surveys/on-line elections/awards choice as required with pupil leaders (equivalent to College/Employees Awards)
  • Guarantee pupil illustration on college committees requiring/requesting such
  • Liaise with exterior stakeholders to assist facilitate College, Employees and Scholar communications, together with exterior award nomination and choice
  • Below strategic imaginative and prescient and steerage of the Supervisor, Profession & Life Design, help in all points of the event, implementation, and supply of pupil engagement actions designed to reinforce the Haskayne Faculty of Enterprise undergraduate and graduate pupil expertise, equivalent to:
    • Coordinate and implement current largescale pupil engagement packages and providers designed to bridge college students curricular and cocurricular experiences
    • Help in coordinating, planning, facilitating, and evaluating orientations and transition programming
    • Attendance at recruitment actions as applicable
    • Assessing, growing, implementing, and evaluating management coaching for pupil leaders specializing in encouraging college students to develop management objectives and abilities
    • Supporting present and rising pupil leaders, figuring out and eradicating obstacles to pupil engagement, and supporting pupil leaders in growing sustainable pupil engagement packages
  • Serving as college students first level of contact for any pupil engagement programming
  • Elicit and collect names and particulars of noteworthy graduates to spotlight at Convocation
  • Decide, put together the record of, and invite the highest 10% of graduating BComm college students (based mostly on GPA), to Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Help, manage and sit on the committee nominating college students for subjective scholarships and awards. Be a contact for and foster optimistic relationships with college students into account
  • Deal with correspondence together with, however not restricted to common correspondence, invites, and many others. in an expert and correct method making certain deadlines are met

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Completion of a 4year Bachelor diploma or better is required
  • 3 to five years of progressive studentcentric expertise at a postsecondary stage is required
  • 3 to five years of youth mentorship and management growth is most popular 3 to five years of expertise inside an expert workplace atmosphere demonstrating sturdy communication, crew and customer support abilities, and a capability to train judgment inside established pointers is required
  • Confirmed intermediate abilities in Microsoft Workplace Suite (Phrase, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Entry) is required
  • Data of Social Media Platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Fb, LinkedIn and many others is an asset
  • An indepth information and expertise of college pupil affairs insurance policies, procedures and core enterprise methods is required
  • Confirmed wonderful interpersonal abilities applicable to advising college students (listening, battle decision, diplomacy, endurance, empathy), together with the flexibility to be agency and make robust choices is required
  • Will need to have capacity to deal with many complicated duties in parallel, whereas assembly deadlines and sustaining accuracy and high quality management.
  • A optimistic {and professional} perspective and the flexibility to work independently and as a part of a crew are crucial to success.
  • A willingness to foster cooperative and trusting relationships with college, employees, college students, and others
  • A excessive stage of tact and professionalism and a powerful work ethic are required
  • Confirmed wonderful organizational, analytical and problemsolving abilities are required. A excessive consideration to element is required
  • Will need to have a transparent and assured talking voice, sturdy listening abilities, and a capability to ask inquiries to make clear request info
  • Will need to have capacity to work in a fastpaced atmosphere with excessive interruptions from pupil, telephones, employees and different inquiries which require wonderful time administration abilities to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Confirmed capacity to make use of discretion with confidential materials is required. Understands and maintains confidentiality, demonstrating diplomacy and logic
  • Demonstrated expertise with sturdy communication, crew and customer support abilities, and a capability to train judgment inside established pointers is required
  • Should have the ability to stay calm in demanding conditions, and appropriately take care of stress ensuing from these conditions
  • Have to be open to studying and continued skilled growth, and be keen to simply accept new challenges and assignments
  • Should adhere to the FOIP laws in pupil interactions and as they apply to pupil and College data

Software Deadline: November 29, 2023

We want to thank all candidates prematurely for submitting their resumes. Please word, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on by the choice course of will likely be contacted.

Extra Info

This place is a part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls beneath the Specialist / Advisor Job Household, Part 2.

To search out out extra about administration and employees alternatives on the College of Calgary and all now we have to supply, view our Administration and Employees Careers web site . For extra info go to Careers within the Haskayne Faculty of Enterprise

The College strongly recommends all college and employees are totally vaccinated towards COVID-19.

Concerning the College of Calgary

UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial college, situated in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis. It’s a high analysis college and one of many highest-ranked universities of its age. Based in 1966, its 36,000 college students expertise an modern studying atmosphere, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial considering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups . Begin one thing at the moment on the College of Calgary. For extra info, go to .

The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous group partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} numerous employees/college advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of the complete campus and better group. We’re dedicated to eradicating limitations which have been traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We try to recruit people who will additional improve our range and can assist their tutorial {and professional} success whereas they’re right here. Specifically, we encourage members of the designated teams (ladies, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen/racialized minorities, and numerous sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage in the course of the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions relating to [diversity] EDI at UCalgary will be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Range and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for lodging will be despatched to Human Assets ([email protected] ).

Do you may have most however not all of the {qualifications}? Analysis present that girls, racialized and visual minorities , and individuals with disabilities are much less prone to apply for jobs except they meet each single qualification. At UCalgary we’re dedicated to attaining equitable, numerous, inclusive and accessible employment practices and workplaces and encourage you to use if you happen to imagine you’re proper for this function. 

We encourage all certified candidates to use, nevertheless desire will likely be given to Canadian residents and everlasting residents of Canada.

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